problem running from a CD on Mac

Thomas McGrath III 3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Tue Aug 24 09:36:02 EDT 2004


Leston,

Check the file path. That is the leading issue when converting from the 
folder structure on the HD to moving to CD. It has to be referenced to 
not show up and if so then change the file path to the image so it 
matches the final state of the CD.


HTH

Tom

On Aug 23, 2004, at 11:34 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:

>> I've got a standalone application. It is a slide-show type app, with 
>> about 10 pages, lots of graphics. Has a background graphic that is 
>> grouped (a singe image in the group) so it can be placed on each page 
>> at layer 1. I create a standalone file (on the Mac). Test it and it 
>> runs fine from the mac's hard drive.
>>
>> However, if I burn the files to a CD, everything works except that 
>> the background image (its about 40 k in size) does not show up. This 
>> is the one that is grouped. It's missing on each page. I created my 
>> own kind of message box to query the app when it is running from the 
>> CD, and it says that it is visible, in the proper location, etc.
>>
>> If I then copy the files from the CD over to the hard drive, it runs 
>> perfectly, the background image is visible as it should be.
>
> You don't say whether the image is referenced or whether it has been 
> imported into the stack. If it is referenced, then I would guess that 
> the file path includes your hard disk name. Use your message box to 
> check the filename of the image and see what you get then.
>
> Cheers,
> Sarah
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